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BIO San Diego 2014

Biocat was present once again with a delegation of 22 companies and 4 institutions at BIO International Convention 2014, the main biotechnology event in the world, which was held from 23rd to 26th June in San Diego (United States). As in previous editions, the Catalan delegation represented more than 50% of the Spanish pavilion. This edition, under the slogan Connect, Partner, Innovate has reached 20 years.

The top global convention in the biotechnology sector


On 2014 the fair returned to California, the state which has received more funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2013 and where is one of the three leading life sciences clusters in the US and 28% of the biotech pipeline. The activity is maily concentrated San Diego and San Francisco areas(biopharmaceutical products, biotech industry and biofuels, medical and diagnostic devices...).

The official Spanish pavilion (booth #4117), 223 square meters, where is placed the BioRegion of Catalonia and other bioregions such as Andalucia's and the Basque Country's, was located next to the main left entrance and in front of Business Forum.

The edition of 2013, held in Chicago, brought together more than 13,500 delegates from 62 countries, 1,722 exhibitors and carried out 25,573 partnering meetings. This year, the Catalan delegation represents once again more than 50% of the Spanish pavilion.

You can follow the convention to Twitter with the hashtag #BIO2014.


Catalan delegation members


With booth

Without booth

 - BCN Peptides

 - Ability Phaurmaceuticals 

 - Bioibérica

 - Anaxomics 

 - Laboratorios Salvat

 - Bioingenium 

 - Oryzon Genomics

 - Bionure 

 - Plasmia Biotech

 - Cebiotex

 - Specific Pig

 - Ferrer InCode


 - Gebro Pharma


 - GP Pharm 


 - Hexascreen


 - Iproteos 


 - Mitelos Bioscience


 - Oficina Ponti


 - ReadyCell


 - Sagetis Biotech


 - Spherium Biomed


 - MedTep




The Convention Program is available on BIO International Convention website such as other interesting documents for delegates with a choice of outstanding sessions of networking activities.

BIO 2014 Program includes:

  • BIO Exhibition
  • BIO Business Forum
  • Senior presentations and current affairs given by opinion leaders and experts worldwide
  • Specialized Forums
  • Networking
  • BIO Career Fair
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BIO basic information

  • Date: 23 to 26 June 2014
  • Organized by: Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)
  • Location: San Diego (California, USA)
  • BioRegion of Catalonia pavilion: Booth #4117

BIO 2014 in figures

  • 15.667 delegates from 66 countries
  • 1.800 exhibitors
  • 29.145 meetings one-to-one
  • 26 Catalan companies and institutions